In all honesty, I have never noticed enough of a difference between companies bindings geared towards certain riding styles to really matter. I can ride Forces, 390's, SF45's, Deltas, or Missions and be completely happy. I will be completely honest now. I tried Union cause of TJ Schieder. Met him, he was a rad guy, thought I'd give Union a go. I liked em, no less and no more than my Cartels (Cartels pre-stock forward lean annoyance). The next year I went with them again cause of the POW edition Datas. I was goin K2 this year, then the rep was a dick. Then Salomon but my rep failed me. So back to Union I go.